Check out the Be P.I.N.K. Video. This educational video developed by Cancer Care Manitoba takes you through important breast health information, with interviews from rocker Bif Naked and Olympic medalist Tessa Virtue. The video, as supports the Be P.I.N.K. toolkit for educators, engages young girls about the importance of living a healthy lifestyle and being aware of the changes to their breasts during adolescence and beyond.
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